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Cry of the Kalahari by [Mark Owens, Delia Owens]
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 Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Best Natural History Book of the Year

“Extraordinary…How the couple overcame the hazards of the desert and came to appreciate its living richness makes fascinating reading…Read their remarkable book to be delighted, moved, and awed.”—People

​“For anyone interested in animals or in real live adventure, this book is a must.”—Jane Goodall

“Leaps off the page and sweeps you away.”—Los Angeles Times

“Splendid…If [the Owenses’s] survival is a wonder, so is their book—stirring, heartening, and elegiac all at once.”—Newsweek

“One of the best testimonials to the perseverance, idealism, and general spunk of passionate animal students.”—Washington Post

“Mark and Delia Owens’s simple human passion and dedication are invigorating. This is a remarkable and important story.”—Barry Lopez
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About the Author

When Mark Owens and his wife Delia first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a third-hand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. The Owens are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. After more than thirty years in Africa, they returned to the United States to carry on their conservation work.

Delia Owens is the author of Where the Crawdads Sing, her first novel, and the coauthor of three internationally bestselling nonfiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist in AfricaCry of the Kalahari, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. She has won the John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing and has been published in Nature, the African Journal of Ecology, and International Wildlife, among many others. She lives in Idaho, where she continues her support for the people and wildlife of Zambia.

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  • ASIN : B00JTJDB2W
  • Publisher : Mariner Books (April 22, 2014)
  • Publication date : April 22, 2014
  • Language : English
  • File size : 12593 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 423 pages
  • Lending : Not Enabled
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